Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • Calvary’s Executive Director Kris Thompson received an honorable mention this week for the 2010 EXCEL Award! http://bit.ly/ceNH5B
  • Losing your job doesn’t just take a toll on your pocket, it can have negative consequences for your health too: http://bit.ly/dxSNcd
  • In honor of Veteran’s Day, take a moment to educate yourself about the unique mental health needs affecting our veterans: http://bit.ly/9rUkh9
  • 10% of the over 100,000 veterans without a home in 2009 were women, and the numbers are still growing. Find out more: http://bit.ly/b4hx43
  • Nonprofits in the area struggling to keep providing services: http://wapo.st/cryjUU
  • The United Nations Human Rights Council recently reviewed the U.S.’s human rights standards – including the human rights issues Americans who are homeless face: http://huff.to/b8vFzN

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Grossman

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Honoring Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton at the…

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